Category Archives: Divorce or Dissolution

Visitation and Unpaid Support

Can you deny Visitation to your ex-spouse as a punishment for failing to make timely child support payments?  The answer is unequivocally NO!  Failure to pay support never justifies cutting off visitation.  Also, if you are denied visitation, you cannot [Read the full post. . .]

Divorce vs. Dissolution: When Divorce Should Be Your Choice

dissolutionWhen to Choose Divorce (Instead of Dissolution)

Dissolution can be a great way to terminate a marriage, while keeping costs low, but it is not recommended in all situations.  Divorce should be the process pursued instead of divorce in the [Read the full post. . .]

Allocation of Parental Rights & Responsibilities (Custody in Ohio)

morguefile picAllocations of parental rights and responsibilities formerly referred to as “custody” are made in all divorces, dissolutions and legal separation where there are minor children that are not the subject of another court’s orders. Allocations are made consistent [Read the full post. . .]

Free Legal Advice: Don’t Listen to It!

DANGER, DANGER!

– Free legal advice can cost you a lot!

free legal advice

When you have problems in your life you likely talk it out with your friends and family.  However, for legal advice you should only be seeking the advice of [Read the full post. . .]

Curbside Pick-up: Not a Good Idea for Divorce

divorce spouse

DIVORCE: Kicking your spouse to the curb – make sure you don’t put their stuff there.

Often in movies or commercials when couples split-up, the wife starts throwing all the husband’s stuff into the yard, or puts it in the [Read the full post. . .]

Ohio Divorce Attorney: What Do You Do?

jamie2A few years ago the only place that an attorney could advertise was the phone book.  Most attorneys chose to make the most of the ad space by publishing a “panel” of services they provided.  This list of services is [Read the full post. . .]

Fight Your Dayton Divorce – Is That A Good Idea?

dayton divorce attorneyDo you really want to fight your Dayton divorce case?  As an experienced family lawyer, I have never heard anyone say “I’m going to cooperate my divorce case.”  The truth of the matter is that the divorce process [Read the full post. . .]